Click here to read the latest Athlete Q&A, this week with Mingus Union High School senior Tannah Rice.
Last week was the end of the regular season for Camp Verde High School’s basketball teams.
The boys team finished third in the Central Region with a 3-5 record, getting two more wins than last season. Different from last year, there was a Central Region tournament at the conclusion of the regular head-to-head matchups.
Mingus Union High School’s list of senior student-athletes who will play at the next level grew on Wednesday, Feb. 7, whose additions are the first for football.
Martin Soria and Marcos Valenzuela committed to play at Phoenix College on the same day seniors from around the country announced their college choices.
For the second straight year, Camp Verde High School’s wrestling team took third place at the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division IV state wrestling championship on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Prescott Valley Event Center.
Cowboys senior Skyler Pike, sophomore Korben Uhler and junior Anthony Tinghitella were all crowned champions, and six of nine who competed placed in the top five.
Three Mingus Union High School wrestlers qualified for the Arizona Interscholastic Association Division III state tournament after top three finishes at the Division III, Section IV meet on Saturday, Feb. 3.
Seniors Lucas Svoboda  and Nick Doerksen  won their weight classes, giving them a high seed in the state tournament, set for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9 and 10, at the Prescott Valley Event Center.
Mingus Union High School’s girls basketball team held the lead over Lee Williams High School at the end of three separate quarters, but not the most important one.
The Marauders fell 36-32 in overtime on senior night, Friday, Feb. 2, after leading 26-22 after the third and 28-26 with two seconds remaining. Then, following four consecutive Lee Williams timeouts, Volunteers senior guard Cassidy Torrey beat the buzzer on a putback from underneath the basket to force overtime.